tech

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See also: Tech., tech-, and -tech

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of technology, technician, and technique.

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tech ‎(plural techs)

  1. (informal) technology
  2. (informal) technician
    • 2014, Jeff Jacobson, Growth (page 23)
      A man dressed as a lab tech, his blue scrubs startlingly pale against the vivid red and black chaos, moved into sight from behind the SUV. He carried an assault rifle.
  3. (informal) technique

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tegos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tégos ‎(cover, roof), from *steg- ‎(to cover); cognate with Ancient Greek τέγος ‎(tégos).

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tech n ‎(genitive tige or taige, nominative plural tige or taige)

  1. house

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Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tech thech tech
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • tech” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.